GRACE AIN’T CHEAP

Grace is a priceless asset that no amount of money could every buy however, it is available to all that desire to know Christ and to make Him known in their lives. Grace is so precious that its value can’t be determined; it is invaluable, incalculable, and immeasurable. In his book, The Cost of Discipleship, Dietrich Bonhoeffer makes an undeniable distinction between ‘cheap’ grace and ‘costly’ grace. In terms of ‘costly’ grace he said, “Costly grace is the gospel which must be sought again and again and again, the gift which must be asked for, the door at which a man must knock. Such grace is costly because it calls us to follow, and it is grace because it calls us to follow Jesus Christ. It is costly because it costs a man his life, and it is grace because it gives a man the only true life. It is costly because it condemns sin, and grace because it justifies the sinner. Above all, it is costly because it cost God the life of his Son: ‘Ye were bought at a price’, and what has cost God much cannot be cheap for us. Above all, it is grace because God did not reckon his Son too dear a price to pay for our life, but delivered him up for us. Costly grace is the Incarnation of God.” Today, remember as grace was freely but yet costly given, we as recipients of this priceless gift should extend grace to others. 

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About ljpinnock

I am a 4given sinner saved by the blood of Christ.
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